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ESPN's Jed Drake Discusses World Cup Logistics, Preparation, Plans For Brazil12 / 06 / 13
ESPN Senior VP & Exec Producer Jed Drake was in Brazil for Friday's '14 FIFA World Cup draw, overseeing the construction of the net's main set on Copacabana Beach and the build-out of its technical system at the Int'l Broadcast Center a few miles away. THE DAILY caught up with Drake earlie...
Execs from ABC''s affiliate stations meet with network officials this week at Disney World in Orlando, with the prime time schedule at the top of the agenda (WALL STREET JOURNAL, 6/4)....Prime Deporti
"Florida vs. Colorado sounds like a college bowl matchup." -- USA TODAY''s Mike Hiestand, previewing Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals, which airs tonight on Fox (USA TODAY, 6/4).
ACOG has previously undisclosed contingency funds throughout its budget that could cover any claims that arise, reports Melissa Turner of the ATLANTA CONSTITUTION. For example, ACOG has enough cushion
Reebok will "ramp up" its Olympic campaign for the NBA Finals and into the Games with $35-40M in outlays domestically and overseas. The campaign is designed to build momentum for a unified second half
McCain Foods has signed an agreement in principle with Scottie Pippen to use the Bulls star as a spokesperson for the national rollout of its Zippin! juice packs, according to Terry Lefton of BRANDWEE
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CNBC''s "Sports View" celebrated the 100th anniversary of Japanese baseball with a report on the status of the game in that country. While baseball is still Japan''s "most lucrative leisure industry"
Officials from the NBA, NHL and respective network partners say that they are pleased with the Finals match-ups. As NEWSDAY''s Steve Zipay writes, "The NHL points to the growth of two new markets. The
AL President Gene Budig has suspended Albert Belle and Julian Tavarez of the Indians and Mike Matheney of the Brewers for five games each for their roles in a 10-minute brawl Friday. In a statement, B
Anheuser-Busch, "experimenting further with the imagery" of its Budweiser brand, has launched a Bud Gear merchandise promotion under a new KOB (King of Beers) logo (BRANDWEEK, 6/3 issue)....Julie Foud
A survey of 500 registered voters in Hillsborough County showed that a plan to build a new stadium for the Bucs may pass by "riding piggyback on the public''s fear of crime," according to Joe Henderso